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Wearable Sensor Uses Ultrasound to Provide Cardiac Imaging On the Go

January 25, 2023

A new wearable, non-invasive heart monitor for humans provides real-time, automated insights on the difficult-to-capture pumping activity of the heart – and it works even when a person is exercising.

UC San Diego Computer Security and Privacy Pioneer Named ACM Fellow

January 23, 2023

Farinaz Koushanfar, a professor and Henry Booker Faculty Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego, has been named one of 57 Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for 2022.

Scientists at UC San Diego Introduce a Battery for Extreme Temperatures

December 21, 2022

A team of nanoengineers, including a group from UC San Diego, has published groundbreaking research on batteries built to deliver high-power output under the hottest and coldest conditions. This work provides insights into the electrolyte design for extreme-temperature batteries.

Wearable Skin Patch Monitors Hemoglobin in Deep Tissues

December 16, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed an electronic patch that can monitor biomolecules in deep tissues, including hemoglobin.

Scientists Apply a Novel Machine Learning Method to Help Diagnose Deadly Respiratory Illness

December 13, 2022

An international team of scientists led by UC San Diego computer science and engineering professor Pengtao Xie has developed a new algorithm that shows promise in improving the detection of pneumonia from chest x-rays.

Scientists at UC San Diego Receive $10M Department of Energy Grant to Promote Battery Recycling

December 8, 2022

A team including scientists at the University of California San Diego has been chosen to lead a $10M project to promote battery recycling and reuse. It’s part of a $74M award from the United States Department of Energy program on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

A New Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

November 30, 2022

Engineering researchers have developed a battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system designed to provide continuous monitoring in the intestinal environment. It gives scientists the ability to monitor gut metabolites in real time, which wasn’t possible before.

Nanoengineers Develop a Predictive Database for Materials

November 28, 2022

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed an AI algorithm that almost instantaneously predicts the structure and dynamic properties of any material. Known as M3GNet, the algorithm was used to develop a materials database,

UC San Diego Alumna Takes the Lead in Providing Care to the Underserved

November 15, 2022

A social justice warrior who loves biology, nature and teaching, alumna Kristin Brownell MD/MPH is a core faculty member at the Family Health Centers of San Diego. She is dedicated to improving primary care for refugees, immigrants and other underserved groups.
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